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31 October 2014 Last updated at 20:37 ET

UN chief defends Ebola aid workersMSF volunteer being trained

UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".


WristGoogle developing a cancer detector

Google is attempting to diagnose cancers, heart attack risks and other ailments with a system that combines nanoparticles and a wrist-worn sensor.

File picture of milk being poured Drinking milk 'may not protect bones'

Drinking large amounts of milk may not lower the risk of bone fractures, a study in the British Medical Journal suggests.

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Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia August 17, 2014.Ebola crisis

Latest news, features and maps as West Africa battles world's worst outbreak of killer disease

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Fergus Walsh Article written by Fergus Walsh Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent

To walk again - the people behind the story

Panorama spent a year following a remarkable cell transplant research project that has enabled a paralysed man to walk again using a frame.

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Scrubbing Up

  • Staff treating Ebola patients at a hospital in LiberiaFear factor

    Why does Ebola cause more concern than other diseases?


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  • IV dripsVentilator laws

    The wards full of patients suspended between life and death


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